US Restaurant Industry Faces Next Big Challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic: Winter

US Restaurant Industry Faces Next Big Challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic: Winter

The US foodservice industry is bracing for the next big challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Accelerating E-Commerce Trends Boost Demand for 3 Packaging Types During COVID-19 Pandemic

Accelerating E-Commerce Trends Boost Demand for 3 Packaging Types During COVID-19 Pandemic

Read about the three types of packaging that analysts expect to show growth due to spiking e-commerce orders amid the pandemic.

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Who’s Benefitting from the COVID Grocery Boom? Trends to Watch in 2 Fast-Growing Markets

Who’s Benefitting from the COVID Grocery Boom? Trends to Watch in 2 Fast-Growing Markets

Seafood applications are expected to register double-digit annual growth for VSP demand through 2024, the fastest rate of any food market segment.

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Demand for Surface Disinfectant Wipes Soars Amid Pandemic

Demand for Surface Disinfectant Wipes Soars Amid Pandemic

See examples of how wipes suppliers have taken steps to ramp up production to meet the spike in demand, among other trends.

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Amid Pandemic, Hand Tool Suppliers Find Silver Lining in Spike of DIY Activity

Hand tool manufacturers continue to face challenges yet enjoy small spike in home renovation projects. Read more....


‘Essential’ Cannabis Businesses Stay Healthy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

‘Essential’ Cannabis Businesses Stay Healthy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to their ‘essential’ status in more than 20 states as suppliers of medicinal products, cannabis businesses are reporting strong sales amid the pandemic.

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As Summer Approaches, Pool & Spa Sales Spike Due to Pandemic Restrictions

As Summer Approaches, Pool & Spa Sales Spike Due to Pandemic Restrictions

Pool and spa sales are booming amid the pandemic, providing a short-term boost for a global market.

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Power Tool Sales Get Boost from COVID DIY Home Renovation Spike

Power Tool Sales Get Boost from COVID DIY Home Renovation Spike

Stuck at home, consumers are shifting their spending behavior. Some disposable income that would be spent on dining out or going on vacation is now going toward home improvement.


Demand Surges for Disposable Gloves, Face Masks, Disinfectant as COVID-19 Elevates PPE Needs

Demand Surges for Disposable Gloves, Face Masks, Disinfectant as COVID-19 Elevates PPE Needs

In a new series of studies, our analysts provide in-depth analysis of the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on demand and supply for disposable gloves, face masks and disinfectant. This blog highlights some of the trends.

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COVID-19, E-Commerce-Ready, & Other Trends Affecting US Protective Packaging Demand

COVID-19, E-Commerce-Ready, & Other Trends Affecting US Protective Packaging Demand

What will affect protective packaging growth through the coronavirus crisis and beyond?

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